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Registered Nurse / Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Location:Kamloops
Facility:HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH
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Competition #:01287991
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCNU
Facility:HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH
Department:HLS GENERAL PSYCH ADULT
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$34.83 - $45.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Interior Health is looking for a relief full time Mental Health Nurse in Kamloops, BC. This position is located at Hillside Centre, required for days and nights. Shift Times rotating from 07:00 to 19:00, 07:00 to 19:00. This relief position will run until June 7, 2020 or return of the incumbent.

Hillside is a relatively small tertiary site with 47 beds providing highly specialized in mental health services designed for individuals with severe mental illness and who have not responded to treatment. This site offers three programs: Neuropsychiatry, Adult Psychiatry, and Geriatric Psychiatry. Staff education is integral to the success of our programs and education initiatives are provided to increase the knowledge and skills of all staff. Hillside believes in and strongly supports research and evidenced-based practice and supports a multicultural workforce.

The Registered Nurse/Registered Psychiatric Nurse provides: nursing care to psychiatric patients, both by working independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team; enhances quality of life for the patient and family; consults, confers, and collaborates with other health care providers; demonstrates continuous improvement and evidence based practice in nursing practice; maintains and advances own clinical competence; participates on designated hospital committees/teams and approved research projects as assigned.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

Kamloops, the second largest city in the southern interior of BC, is famous for its hospitality, offering visitors all the amenities of a big city - first class accommodation and dining, a lively arts scene, modern shops, a full range of businesses and wonderful parks and recreation facilities. The landscape is characterized by rivers, mountains, lakes and grasslands which offer unsurpassed opportunities for year-round outdoor adventure, enough to keep even the most avid outdoor enthusiast busy. Blue skies, endless sunshine, deep powder snow, one thousand lakes and spectacular landscapes make the Kamloops region the natural place to visit and experience unparalleled adventure opportunities.
 
Qualifications

• Graduation from an approved school of nursing.
• Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and addictions environment; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current practicing registration with the British Columbia College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP).

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT